The D. Brown Management Team

Our team includes generalists, specialists, and a broad network of industry friends that add the right value at the right time for our clients. Everyone on our team draws from their own personal experiences in the construction business. Each of our team members has unique experiences and tools to help contractors identify problems and their root causes, then prioritize, design solutions, and implement.

Chris Hodge

Senior Consultant

With experience ranging from President of an employee-owned mechanical contractor to CM for a rapidly expanding hospital; Chris has built a career at the intersection of leadership, business process improvement and technology.

Ed Prendergast

Senior Consultant

A seasoned construction leader with broad experience in all phases of complex commercial, residential, healthcare, and governmental projects, Ed now spends his time leveraging this knowledge and his extensive network of relationships to advise a select group of contractors how to help their teams more rapidly overcome the challenges of growth that all contracting businesses face

Courtney Stearns

Senior Consultant

Keeping pressure on your vision; Courtney has been helping contractors leverage technology, talent and training to streamline their workflows since 1983.

David Brown

Founder & President

Started in 1988 as an electrical apprentice loving every field role through Division Manager. Helping contractors across the United States grow profitably since 2005.

Joseph Irby

Senior Consultant

Led the country’s most profitable powerline construction business for his family’s 3rd generation business which sold for $425 million (CPI adj.). He now provides advanced consulting and executive coaching for infrastructure contractors.

Raymond Braswell

Senior Consultant

After building and successfully exiting a $900M GC in 2010 he now helps other contractors accelerate their growth in all economic conditions through strategic business development, advanced preconstruction services and organizational planning.

Steve Jost

Senior Software Developer & Technical Advisory

Lives to solve complex software conversion, integration, development, technology infrastructure and security problems for contractors; especially when others swear it can't be done. Gifted at training and helping clients build robust technology teams.

Sue Weiler-Doke

Senior Consultant

30+ Years in the Civil Contracting industry. Business Management, Talent Development, Risk Management, Labor Relations.

D. Brown Management helps construction contractors grow profitably.

We believe the construction industry is an integral part of the backbone of our country. We exist to help contractors build stronger businesses for the next generation by leveraging talent, technology, and capital through alignment and transparency.